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    Policy Points Volume: 2 Issue: 5
    Author(s):
    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Bill Hart
    Published: Tuesday, November 9, 2010

    Over the past 30 years, Arizona’s criminal sentencing policy has helped drive up its prison population to unprecedented levels. Today, the cost of incarcerating Arizona’s 40,000+ prisoners is approaching $1 billion annually prompting some to call for revision of Arizona’s sentencing code. This issue of Policy Points presents an overview of the arguments for and against sentencing reform.

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    Policy Points Volume: 1 Issue: 1
    Author(s):
    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Published: Thursday, October 29, 2009

    Arizona’s social safety net is stretching to meet increased demand. Read how potential new budget cuts may impact services such as healthcare, food assistance, and cash assistance for those in greatest need.